Program Director

Kepler Communications

Kepler Communications

51-200 employees

Kepler Communications Inc. - Developing a hybrid RF and optical satellite

Data & Analytics

Senior, Expert

Toronto, ON, Canada

Required Skills
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree (or equivalent) in Engineering or relevant technical field.
  • 10+ years of experience in Program Management and/or Systems Engineering in a high reliability environment.
  • 10 years of combined managerial experience (either programmatic or organizational).
  • 7+ years of aerospace design, manufacturing, and/or operations.
  • Experience working with many different customers.
  • Experience with agile framework execution and best practices.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Experience with managing highly complex development programs.
  • Experience moving hardware and software from R&D to production to operations.
  • Holding the teams accountable and make clear decisions on scope change, performance specifications, and be able to communicate clear recommendations to the business leadership on direction.
  • Leading a cross-functional Kepler Network group that maintains alignment between engineering, program management, and business development.
  • Advocating for the program sector needs if they cannot be resolved at the program level.
  • Partnering closely with the chief engineer and systems engineering organization to ensure alignment and consistency in messaging.
  • Identifying any barriers to successful program execution, helping the teams determine and finalize mitigation strategies for key risks, and escalating as appropriate.
  • Managing a Kepler Network integrated roadmap for execution on key programmatic milestones.
  • Generating integrated programmatic artifacts that combine the cost of executing on our objectives.
  • Working closely with department leads to communicate top risks and milestones, maintain alignment, and hold accountable for their various functional responsibilities.
  • Coaching the program and project management team and partnering with the Program Management Office Director to input on best practices and capability gaps.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



Toronto, Canada



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth